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PENNDOT, StateFarm Collaborate to Offer Motorists Safety Patrols

09.11.14 | Terry Diener

PennDOT officials have announced a three-year deal with State Farm to sponsor the agency's roving safety patrol. It offers motorists free assistance on select roads in the state. Officials did not give a specific amount on how much State Farm would ...

The State Museum of Pennsylvania to Offer "Homeschool Day"

09.11.14 |

The State Museum of Pennsylvania’s is offering its first “HomeSchool Day” in 2 weeks. They'll offer a backstage pass to history, archaeology, paleontology and fine arts. The event, tailored for families that teach in a home ...

In Spite of Primary Loss, Teachout Still Success

09.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

When the numbers were fully tallied Wednesday, Fordham Law Professor Zephyr Teachout ended up stealing 31 of New York's 62 counties from Andrew Cuomo. Most were upstate. If you figure in downstate voters too, she still took a third of all ...

Senator Schumer Pushing for $15 Million Job Training Grant

09.11.14 | Bill Price

The U.S. senator says the money would be used to establish training programs in mecha-tronics and advanced manufacturing at 30 community colleges in the SUNY system. He says there could be 20-thousand new jobs in the field in Upstate New York by ...

Funeral Services Today for Slain Rochester Police Officer

09.10.14 |

As many as 4,000 police officers from across the country are expected in Rochester for the funeral for officer Daryl Pierson.Pierson was killed last week in the line of duty by a man who was just released from prison.The funeral will take place at ...

Study to Show How Water Labs Analyze Drill Water

09.10.14 | Terry Diener

State environmental regulators will participate in a gas industry-funded study aimed at developing standards for testing groundwater near drilling sites for the presence of methane.  The study will examine how a dozen laboratories — ...

Critics Question Corbett's Motives for Common Core Crackdown

09.10.14 |

Corbett called on the state board of education to hold the hearings on the year-old Pennsylvania Core standards for grades k through 12. His policy chief is playing down the political implications... saying it's a final review to clear up any ...

PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane Warns of IRS Scam

09.09.14 |

Victims of the IRS scam are told that they are entitled to large refunds or that they owe money and must pay the IRS immediately. The IRS always sends written notification of any tax due by mail and never asks for credit card, debit card or prepaid ...

Local Colleges Drop in Ratings

09.09.14 |

Five Rochester-area schools slipped in U.S. News and World Report this week: Rochester Institute of Technology down 1 notch to 8th, SUNY Geneseo up 1 notch to 14th-- but Nazareth, the College at Brockport, and Roberts Wesleyan all down.

New York Opens Election Hotline in time for Primary

09.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

It's there in case you have any questions-- and to make sure that all eligible voters are able to cast a ballot. The New York attorney general, encouraging people to report problems at 800-771-7755. Today, registered democrats will vote for their ...

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